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Johnny Gaudreau | Winger

Team: Calgary Flames
Age / DOB:  (21) / 8/13/1993
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 150
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Johnny Gaudreau reportedly made an extra $212,500 for participating in the All-Star Game.
Gaudreau was always selected to participate in the skills competition, but he initially wasn't going to play in the game. When Sidney Crosby pulled out, creating a vacancy, there were initial reports that he would play, but it was soon announced that the NHL would simply leave Crosby's spot unfilled. Then the NHL later decided to let Gaudreau play after all. Gaudreau thinks the act of playing in the All-Star Game itself, as opposed to being selected for the skills competition, is what qualified him for the bonus, but he wasn't really sure because he hadn't asked his agent since he found out he was playing. Jan 28 - 10:37 AM
Source: Calgary Sun

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Johnny Gaudreau scored twice to help Calgary get past Buffalo 4-1 on Tuesday.

"Johnny Hockey" picked up right where he left off before the All-Star break-piling up points. He now has four points in his last three games and 37 total in 47 games played. The All-Star is as good as advertised. Josh Jooris picked up his fourth game winning goal of the year which leads all Flames players this season. Joe Colborne added the other goal for Calgary. Jiri Hudler also picked up two assists.
Jan 27 - 11:43 PM

Johnny Gaudreau got an opportunity to play on a line with fellow rookie Filip Forsberg during the All-Star Game.

Gaudreau assisted on both of Forsberg's goals. The two are among the frontrunners to win the Calder Trophy this season. "Yeah, he's a skilled hockey player," Gaudreau said of Forsberg. "It was a lot of fun playing with him and getting a chance to play with a whole bunch of other guys. I like how they rotated a few guys on our line, so us young guys got to play with a lot of different people."
Source: Calgary Sun
Jan 26 - 9:10 AM

Johnny Gaudreau will play in the NHL All-Star Game on Sunday.

There were initially some reports that he was included as an injury replacement for Sidney Crosby, then he was out, but he’s officially in now, which makes sense because Team Toews would’ve been playing the game a man short. Gaudreau is also participating in the breakaway challenge during the skills competition on Saturday. Gaudreau has 13 goals and 35 points this season.
Jan 24 - 7:15 PM

Johnny Gaudreau said that being a healthy scratch early in the season worked.

Gaudreau played in the first five games of the season but was struggling as he had yet to get a shot on net when coach Bob Hartley decided to sit him in the press box. "That was pretty eye-opening for me," Gaudreau said. "I think I was pretty nervous (about) getting sent down (to the minors). I went (five) games without a point or without producing offensively. I came back and was pretty concerned about getting sent down. Ever since that game, I kind of just took off from there." He certainly has as Gaudreau has 13 goals and 35 points with 97 shots on goal in the 41 games since the benching.
Source: Calgary Sun
Jan 24 - 5:52 AM

Johnny Gaudreau won't play in the All-Star Game after all.

He was originally expected to fill Sidney Crosby's spot, but the league decided to keep it vacant. Gaudreau is in Columbus either way for the rookie skills competition, which makes the decision to keep the slot vacant interesting.
Jan 23 - 5:57 PM

Johnny Gaudreau has been included on the All-Star Game roster.

The NHL needed a last minute replacement for Sidney Crosby and Gaudreau was already in Columbus for the rookie showcase. Gaudreau has 13 goals and 35 points in 46 contests in 2014-15.
Jan 23 - 11:12 AM

Johnny Gaudreau had an assist in a 2-1 overtime win against Los Angeles on Monday.

Gaudreau has recorded a point in three of his last four contests. He's second in the rookie scoring race with 13 goals and 34 points in 45 games. Predators rookie Filip Forsberg has cooled down recently and Gaudreau is only trailing by five points as a result.
Source: Calgary Sun
Jan 20 - 8:52 AM

Johnny Gaudreau recorded an assist in a 4-1 victory over Arizona.

Gaudreau has 13 goals and 33 points in 43 games in 2014-15. Rookies can be particularly inconsistent, but that hasn't been the case with Gaudreau so far. Since recording his first point on Oct. 19, he hasn't endured a point drought of more than three contests.
Source: Calgary Sun
Jan 16 - 8:53 AM

Johnny Gaudreau is attempting to trademark his nickname, Johnny Hockey.

Agent Lewis Gross and his client, Gaudreau, want some control over what was being sold with his nickname on it to prevent derogatory items from being associated with Gaudreau. The story has taken off though, to the surprise of Gaudreau and Gross. "More than anything (Gaudreau) was just embarrassed by all the attention it got," Flames assistant GM Craig Conroy said. "He just wanted to keep it low key and pretend it didn't even happen. I said, 'Well, it did happen, so now just deal with it.'"
Jan 15 - 9:10 AM

Johnny Gaudreau will participate in the All-Star game skills competition.

Gaudreau is one of six rookies named to take part in the competition. He had an assist on Saturday as he helped set up the Flames only goal by Mikael Backlund in a 1-0 win over Vancouver. Gaudreau has 12 goals and 32 points this season with a plus-10 rating. He has no penalty minutes.
Source: Calgary Sun
Jan 11 - 7:21 AM

Rookie Johnny Gaudreau scored the Flames' only goal in a 2-1 loss to the New York Islanders in Calgary Friday night.

Gaudreau is having a first-rate rookie season and is a leading candidate for rookie-of-the-year honors in the NHL. The left winger now has 13 goals and 31 points in 38 games.
Jan 2 - 11:45 PM

Johnny Gaudreau has been selected as the NHL's rookie of the month.

Gaudreau had eight goals and 13 points in 14 games to lead all rookies in December. Calder Trophy favorite Filip Forsberg had another big month though with four goals and 12 points in 13 contests. The two of them have broken away from the rest of the pack in the rookie scoring race as Gaudreau ranks second with 30 points in 38 contests and Forsberg is first with 35 points in 36 games.
Jan 2 - 12:32 PM

Johnny Gaudreau has been named the NHL's first star of the week.

Gaudreau scored five goals in just two games, including a hat trick on Monday. He's very much in the race for the Calder Trophy with 12 goals and 29 points in 36 contests, although he'll have a tough time winning it over Filip Forsberg.
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 01:08:00 PM

Coach Bob Hartley says that Johnny Gaudreau reminds him of Chris Drury.

That's not a bad comparison as Drury had a very good NHL career until degeneration in his left knee ended his career. "You talk to Johnny, you talk to Chris Drury, you see the spark in their eyes," Hartley said. "They want to do well and they love to be in the clutch. A clutch situation, it seems they find a way to rise to the occasion. Personality-wise, they look alike a lot." Gaudreau has 12 goals and 29 points this season and is likely the second best rookie in the NHL behind Filip Forsberg.
Source: Calgary Sun
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 07:04:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Sean Monahan
2Matt Stajan
3Mikael Backlund
4Paul Byron
5Sam Bennett
LW1Curtis Glencross
2Johnny Gaudreau
3Mason Raymond
4Brandon Bollig
5Sven Baertschi
6Lance Bouma
7David Wolf
RW1Jiri Hudler
2Josh Jooris
3David Jones
4Joe Colborne
D1Mark Giordano
2Dennis Wideman
3T.J. Brodie
4Kris Russell
5Ladislav Smid
6Raphael Diaz
7Deryk Engelland
8Tyler Wotherspoon
G1Jonas Hiller
2Karri Ramo
3Joni Ortio